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Kindergarten Readiness

These downloadable handouts provide a brief overview of six different links of early childhood development. The purpose of these links are to provide early childhood educators a set of minimum standards in literacy, mathematics, science, history and social science, health and physical development, personal and social development, music, and the visual arts, with indicators of success for entering kindergarten that are derived from scientifically-based research. 132 more words

Early Childhood Development

Ontario public schools report: The gap between policy and reality

According to a new report from People for Education, Ontario has laudable education policy in many areas, but schools often lack the resources to make the policy a reality. 123 more words

Early Childhood Development

HELP Fall Expo 2015 – Take the planning survey

Planning is underway for the Human Early Learning Partnership’s annual Fall Expo (November 4, 2015) and they are looking for your input regarding potential sessions. 17 more words

Events And Opportunities

BC Association of Pregnancy Outreach Programs Conference – Vancouver, Early bird rate ends July 16

October 27-29, 2015

Radisson Vancouver Airport

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Early bird registration rates will be available to BCAPOP members until Thursday, July 16.

This professional development opportunity is relevant to anyone interested in maternal/child health, including registered dietitians, outreach counsellors, doulas, midwives, family support workers, indigenous organizations, policy makers and educators. 64 more words

Events And Opportunities

Una Casa Felíz (A Happy House)

Thoughts from the editor, Kristen A. Hammer:

When my Guatemala-born twin sister and I were little, our family often had visitors to our Stateside home, and some of our very favorites were our Guatemalan friends. 262 more words


Cathedral Park Preschool Open House: Tuesday, 06/30, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Looking for a preschool community for your 3- to 5-year-old for the 2015-2016 school year?  Cathedral Park Preschool is now enrolling for the junior and senior class!   241 more words


Making simple play mats is a useful way to use up all your odd size felt bits. I have a number of mats that I’ve made for different play scenes that I bring out during the year. 51 more words